Definition of censorship:
editing, bowdlerization, news blackout, governmental control, restriction, restraint, censoring, security blackout, controlling the press, forbidding, suppression, security review, bleeping, licensing, thought control.
- "The Function Of The Poet And Other Essays", James Russell Lowell.
For nearly 300 years the rude censorship of fire was applied to literature in England, beginning naturally in that fierce religious war we call the Reformation, which practically constitutes the history of England for some two centuries.- "Books Condemned to be Burnt", James Anson Farrer.
- "Public Opinion", Walter Lippmann.